LABOUR has accused the SNP of mismanaging the NHS after it was revealed that hundreds of thousands of hospital beds have been lost due to delayed discharges.
According to NHS figures, there have been 206,537 bed days lost since January due to delayed discharges, despite Scottish Health...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SCOTTISH Labour accused the SNP yesterday of passing Tory austerity on to the poorest communities after revealing that the Scottish government has tripled cuts to local authority funding.
Research by the independent Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) shows local government...
Saturday 1st Jul 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
TRANSPORT workers could walk out over Scottish government plans to merge the British Transport Police (BTP) with Police Scotland, TSSA conference heard yesterday.
General secretary Manuel Cortes accused the SNP of endangering passenger safety if its plan comes to...
Tuesday 27th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
SCOTLAND’S railways are at greater risk of terrorist attack under SNP plans to break up the British Transport Police (BTP), rail workers warned yesterday.
Transport union TSSA has launched a petition against plans to absorb all BTP officers north of the border into Police...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
The SNP is more right-wing than many might think – this needs to be taken into account amid any talk of a ‘progressive alliance,’ writes STEPHEN LOW
posted by Morning Star in Features
FOUR MPs have put themselves forward to be the SNP’s new Westminster leader after Angus Robertson lost his seat in the general election.
Ian Blackford (Ross, Skye and Lochaber), Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West), Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey) and...
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
ELAINE SMITH says we can build on Corbyn’s success at the election
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
Scottish Labour said yesterday it expects to take more seats from the SNP if another general election is held this year.
Scottish Labour election campaign manager James Kelly added that there were marginal constituencies where the party had come within 400 votes of winning.
BRITISH Transport Police staff will be “hopping mad” at the SNP after the party claimed it was committed to maintaining jobs north of the border, a trade union leader stormed yesterday.
SNP’s Westminster leader Angus Robertson told Thursday night’s BBC debate...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
NICOLA STURGEON declared that “only the SNP is strong enough to keep the Tories in check” as she unveiled her party’s general election manifesto yesterday.
Speaking at the launch in Perth, the SNP leader revealed her party’s plans to protect the triple lock on...
Wednesday 31st May 2017